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Data Lakes: Big Data Quarterly

As with any major IT initiative, cost-savings drives many data lakes initiatives. However, the value will ultimately be realized in the potential avenues it offers for business growth. The next frontier for data lakes is providing organizations with greatly enhanced analytical opportunities.

Data Lakes Principles and Economics

This Checklist Report discusses what your enterprise should consider before diving into a data lake project, no matter if it’s your first or second or even third major data lake project. Presumably, adherence to these principles will become second nature to the data lake team and they will even improve upon them at some point.

Research of Data Lakes

This study was designed to document key perceptions, challenges, and successes by focusing on data organization, integration, security, and definitional clarification to address key areas of concern and interest in ongoing data lake adoption. The intent of the survey and this corresponding report is to understand and share the current and planned adoption of technologies in the Hadoop ecosystem, intended specifically for a data lake strategy, and to learn how adopting companies are addressing critical data lake success factors, including rethinking data for the long-term, establishing governance first, and tackling security needs upfront. The survey and report also identify emergent areas of concern and new areas of clarification needed for data lake maturity.